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Cuevas wins third straight Brazil Open title

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  8 March 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Sao Paulo, March 7: Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas has won his third straight Brazil Open tennis title by defeating Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 6-7 (7-3), 6-4, 6-4 in a rain-affected fil. The match was postponed on Sunday night when heavy rain forced players off the court with Ramos-Vinolas leading the dual defending champion 7-6 (3), 3-3, reports Xinhua news agency.

Play filly resumed on Monday night after almost 24 hours of constant rain at the outdoor clay court venue here.

Cuevas took control immediately after the restart before wrapping up the match. It was Cuevas' sixth ATP singles title, all of which have been on clay. IANS

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